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Animal-safety Organizations Oppose REACH

REACH, one of the EU's largest pieces of legislation, has been called into question by many who believe that the legislation will endanger a number of animals...

European Update

While we have been focused on the debates and fi nally the compromises that are now the 7th Amendment to the European Union Cosmetic Directive, many other issues concerning technical changes continue to evolve in the EU.

Regulatory Review: Disclosing Cosmetics Information to the EU Public

The Seventh Amendment to the European Union (EU) Cosmetic Directive has a clause requiring certain information about cosmetics to be made available to the EU public. That clause, which addresses certain dangerous substances and also addresses animal testing, has not attracted much discussion or attention but has enormous implications for cosmetic companies.

CTFA Looks Closer at Preservative Testing

The Cosmetic, Toiletry, and Fragrance Association's (CTFA) Microbiology Committee met on September 12 in Philadelphia about a new method for testing preservative performance in atypical (non-aqueous) cosmetics products.

Colipa Backs Commission Opinion: Limit SPF Claims

The European Commission published a recommendation on the efficacy and claims of sun products, which Colipa supports...

CTFA Files Nanoparticles Commentary with FDA

The Cosmetic, Toiletry and Fragrance Association (CTFA) announced it has filed comprehensive comments with the FDA regarding nanoparticles in personal care products.

Chromium, Neodymium Found in SK-II Brand: Refunds Offered

The Guangdong Entry-Exit Inspection and Quarantine Bureau of China reportedly found SK-II cosmetics imported from Japan contained chromium and neodymium, which are banned in cosmetics.

Nanotech Presents New Challenges to Marketing

Selling nanotech-derived products is not a guaranteed hit, since environmental groups call to question the technology's safety.

California Seeks Feedback to Update Prop. 65 Carcinogen List

A 30-day public comment period has been issued by the state of California regarding the removal of three chemicals from the Proposition 65 list of chemicals known to cause cancer.

FDA Questioning Hydroquinone

In an August Federal Register the US Food and Drug Administration suggested that OTC skin bleaching products should require an approved new drug application.

FDA Reviews Sunscreen Active

The Food and Drug Administration(FDA) has requested safety and efficacy data for the sunscreen active ingredient diethylhexyl butamido triazone in concentrations...

FDA Alert on Hydroquinone

After reviewing literature on hydroquinone, the FDA announced additional studies are needed to rule out its potential carcinogenic risk.

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C&T Summit

C&T Summit is a new two-day event for cosmetic scientists focused on both theory and application. Coming June 26 & 27, 2014 to University of Pennsylvania. Learn more about the conference and join the mailing list to learn more today.

Coloring the Cosmetic World

Coloring the Cosmetic World book cover

Finally! A practical resource on cosmetic pigments in one book. Edwin B. Faulkner offers a comprehensive look at what goes into selecting colors for decorative cosmetic products. Order your copy today.